Gabriel Cushing at the Carnival of Sorrows (Web Series)

A project in Portishead, United Kingdom by The Great Escape

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Old school demon hunter Gabriel and his assistant Melanie take on a cursed carnival troop intent on stealing the souls of the living.
Backers: 70
Average Pledge Per Backer: £54

Funded: £3,761 of £3,500
Dates: May 11th -> Jun 10th (30 days)
Project By: The Great Escape
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Latest News

12hrs remaining - Make your final pledges and adjustments!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We're into the final half a day! We're anxious to make sure all of our backers and supporters get what they want out of the rewards on offer, so now is your last chance to pledge or adjust your pledge. About Reward SelectionsAs we've mentioned... (Read More)

It's the last 24 hours!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello lovely people, So, we’re in the last 24 hours of our Carnival of Sorrows funding drive, and we’ve hit 105%! Fantastic! The extra money we’ve raised goes towards even better props, costumes and more, as well as allowing us to add extra... (Read More)

The Little Carnival That Could, and an interview with I Am Tim!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone out there in Kickstarterland, We're still completely in shock here that we've passed the 100% mark, even teetering on the edge of 105% - thank you! You're all amazing! Gabriel Cushing and the Weekend FilmmakingAs you all may or may not... (Read More)

100% Funded - THANK YOU ALL!!

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We made it to our funding target! With the help of another generous contribution from our Executive Producer and a whole slew of smaller pledges, we've reached out £3500 target with a few days to spare. Thank you all so much for believing in us.... (Read More)

Writer/Director Mark Adams offers an insight into the origins of Gabriel Cushing

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
So close to £3000! We're getting so close to our target but we only have 4 whole days left! Your pledge could make all the difference. If you've enjoyed the video content we've posted in the updates, why not support our efforts with a few pounds or... (Read More)

Casting is now OPEN!

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Things are moving along at quite a pace here. We're lining up make-up artists, costume designers, prop makers and more. We're confident we're going to hit that £3500 target with your help so it's full steam ahead on the production preparation. A big... (Read More)

51 backers, and a pledge for your support from David Curtis (a.k.a. Gabriel Cushing!)

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again! In case you haven't realised already, massive thanks for your support of our project, especially to the five new backers we've had since yesterday's update. Welcome, make yourself at home, help yourself to the brandy. Special thanks to... (Read More)

Backing via PayPal, and an Interview with Elisar Cabrera of VidFestUK and BritishWebSeries.com!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Well, we're just a few hours from the final week of our Kickstarter project, which is tense! We're less than £950 away from our goal. It's so close to being funded that if everyone who pledged managed to persuade just two of their... (Read More)

Introducing Rick Manning, Stunt Coordinator (plus new Stretch rewards)

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We’re on the downward slope. Less than £100 to go! Thank you so much to everyone who has backed so far. If all of you were able to find just one more backer to pledge £10 we’d cut the remaining amount in half, so please share to all of your... (Read More)

A video from Chrissey and some upcoming highlights.

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
We'll the last two days have been very exciting. We've had a couple of big pledges that have really pushed the total up. We'll be adding that £2500 stretch reward any time now! Thank you so much to all our new backers; you're helping make this dream... (Read More)

New stretch reward revealed, and Felek talks Technical

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi again, wonderful supporters! So, we were so excited about Steve's rewards we didn't remember to announce the reward that'll be unlocked at £2,500 (which as we write is only £260 away)! £2500 stretch reward... revealedSo here it is, ladies and... (Read More)

Introducing Steve Bosworth, creature effects designer!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve been very excited about this announcement for some time now and finally we can reveal that the creature make up and effects for the Beast Man will be created by Steve Bosworth of HobbyFX UK. We’d like to introduce Steve and what he does,... (Read More)

Zombie Vampires Panel at MCM London

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We're up to £2000 and we've reached another milestone! Thank you so much to everyone who has backed and raised our total. We've now added the "Name a Character" reward, which we've pitched at just £80, including the £75 Blu Ray edition of the... (Read More)

MCM London, Photos and a New Video from DOP Felek

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
So, you'll have noticed the lack of updates over the last couple of days. That was because we were away in London at the MCM London Comic Con! We've come back to a bunch of new backers; thank you! And our first comment. If you've backed the project... (Read More)

MCM, Concept Art and our new sponsor, Genki Gear

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Things are all go here. With a couple of new backers we’re now within a hairs breadth of hitting £2000! Here’s a massive thank you to all those who’ve pledged so far. Keep spreading the word so we can hit that target! MCM London Comic Con 24th... (Read More)

Unlocked stretch rewards, and a New Video Appeal from Producers

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
A continued thanks to all our backers, please help us continue to spread the word about the series! We've just hit our half way point due to a very encouraging pledge. Every little helps, however, and pledges of every size are welcomed gratefully!... (Read More)

Yet More Concept Art!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
An additional update tonight featuring Concept Art for two more members of the Carnival of Sorrows! The Man of Many Faces A demonic acrobat whose face is permanently obscured by his decorated mask. Though he never removes it, the expressions can... (Read More)

Eyeballs and Stories - New limited rewards from Chrissey

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Things really seem to be picking up these last few days, so here's a massive thank you to everyone who has backed, and to all of you who've helped spread the word! As part of this Kickstarter project we wanted to add some exclusive rewards from... (Read More)

Reward adjustments, and a personal pledge from the sound guy

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We've just broken £700 in pledges! Thanks backers, and keep up your fantastic support! Today, we've been editing our new video updates (one of which you can see at the bottom of this update), organising some really exciting new rewards and arranging... (Read More)

Meetings, and behind-the-scenes on a Gabriel Cushing film

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly, we want to say thanks and welcome to the new backers who've supported us today - and hello! Today, we have been in a big production meeting round at Felek's house (Felek being our Director of Photography). A lot of exciting things were... (Read More)

More concept art and a new question answered

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We hope you're all having a great weekend! It has been a busy day for us, preparing our next video update which will go up tomorrow. We'll also be shooting some more updates tomorrow featuring some of the crew. New Concept ArtToday we have some... (Read More)

First Concept Art & New rewards

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We've hit 15% and broken £500 which is brilliant. Thank you everyone who has helped us reach this milestone. Still a distance to go however, so please pledge your support to the project! Concept Art - The ClownWe're now ready to reveal the first... (Read More)

£500 within sight! Plus a question for you...

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We're so close to our first mile stone and it is so exciting. Thank you so much to everyone who has backed so far. What new rewards would you like?For Week 2, we'll be adding a bunch of new rewards! Some of them will be limited, exclusive rewards,... (Read More)

Presenting the new Great Escape showreel

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Since 2009, we've been creating short films, web series and more as The Great Escape (honestly, check out the website if you haven't already done so:  http://www.thegreatesc.com). Over the last 4 years, we've always done it all out of our own money... (Read More)

Thank you! Plus our live events diary for 2013

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We're up to 8% in only a couple of days, which is fantastic! Thank you so much to everyone who backed so far. Tomorrow, we will bring you the first of our video updates; a brand new show reel for The Great Escape featuring scene from our existing... (Read More)

A few questions answered...

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Whilst we were at the Bristol Comic Expo over the weekend, a few questions from people at the event came up that we felt worth answering: Should you wait until the end of the Kickstarter to pledge, to give it a boost at the end rather than the... (Read More)

Ready for Week 1 (and the Gabriel Cushing comic)

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We're all back from the Comic Expo now ready for week 1. We had a lot of great feedback from the people we met there and a lot of interest in the series. Our first video update will go up in a couple of days and will feature our newly compiled... (Read More)

Hi everyone! (including where to find our videos)

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, welcome to our Kickstarter for Gabriel Cushing at the Carnival of Sorrows. We're going to post updates every day, to let you know what we're up to and how you can get involved. Bristol Comic ExpoThis weekend we're at Bristol Comic Expo... (Read More)

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